Thursday, November 01, 2007


No fire damage here. Sorry to worry any of you who happened to wonder.

We did have lots of smoke in the air and some nasty Santa Ana winds & sandstorms. Whole hillsides shifted a few hundred feet, some even onto our schools. An elementary school on the East end of town even had a herd of cattle wandering around the building because a sand dune covered the neighboring fence. According to my custodian, the dirt inside that building was 1 foot deep all the way through. The district shut down for a week, and I spent it doing as little as possible.

J got sick. I got sick again. Some day I'll get my immunity back, we'll be able to go outside without having asthma-like symptoms, and I might enjoy fall again.


Blogger Balloon Pirate said...

I'm glad you're safe!


8:22 PM  
Blogger Stormmaster said...

Good to know that you're safe. I hope you're getting better soon. "Gute Besserung".

10:52 AM  
Blogger Kari, Randy, and Evan said...

So glad to hear that you guys are ok!! We have been thinking about you. Get better soon J & J....We miss you guys!

6:41 PM  
Blogger mal said...

Good to hear *S*. Mild Santa Anas can be so pleasant but when they kick hard, they are brutal.

12:35 PM  
Blogger Notsocranky Yankee said...

I was wondering how close you were to the fires, but I figured "no news is good news"...

Hope you and L feel better!

4:01 AM  
Blogger United We Lay said...

Glad to know you're okay. I've been busy and haen't been able to check on you, but I was thinking about you!

6:31 AM  

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